|1.||Tech2020 names CEO|
One of the most influential tech players, Tech2020 in Oak Ridge, chose an industry veteran and longtime tech community participant to lead in its new era
The VN Blog / Published Thursday, September 18, 2008 2:11 pm
|2.||VTC: Tech2020 CEO's exit provides another spur|
for Knoxville entrepreneurship re-think
VentureTennessee reports on broad interest in moving ETN entrepreneurs forward
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:00 am
|3.||Marcum confirms Tennessee's AutoXLR8R moving to Tech2020 at Oak Ridge|
VTC Accelerator's regional mission to be continued after 3 years at Tullahoma.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, March 6, 2015 1:00 pm
|4.||After 22 years, Tech2020 at OakRidge to cease pro-entrepreneurial efforts|
VTC The nonprofit will seek to shift program assets and staff to other organizations.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, January 26, 2016 2:30 pm
|5.||Venture money: 'Access to capital' to be sole focus of Tech2020 successor|
VTC Grady Vanderhoofven is likely to lead the repurposed nonprofit and some allies.
Milt Capps / Published Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:19 pm
|6.||Tech2020 venture leadership shifts to entrepreneur John Morris|
[Updated: Morris departing, 30 Aug 14] Tennessee's 19-year-old growth advocate transits to new leadership
By Milt Capps Updated 30 Aug. 2014 9:45 a.m. CT / Published Monday, January 30, 2012 8:11 am
|7.||Tennessee VCs and institutional partners ask opinions on ecosystem|
Two VCs and allied institutions seek your opinions on state's entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Submitted / Published Monday, July 20, 2015 9:00 am
|8.||Costantine eyes exit from Nashville Technology helm|
UPDATED 11:55 AM - Turnover casts in doubt leadership roles in two of the state's most prominent technology organizations.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, July 25, 2008 8:51 am
|9.||Startups: TN's autoXLR8R up for adoption by UT Institute for Public Service|
A fourth cohort of startups is likely to be invited to Knoxville, but timeline TBD.
Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016 4:30 pm
|10.||At 16, Technology 2020 takes innovation challenges in stride|
Tech2020 embraces state initiatives, keeps its own counsel in pressing ahead with regional initiatives
By Milt Capps / Published Sunday, July 10, 2011 10:13 pm
|11.||LaunchTN WIP: Exploring state Angel network, policy options and rankings|
Tennessee Technology Development Corporation, TTDC, lays-out its priorities.
Milt Capps / Published Monday, July 21, 2014 1:30 pm
|12.||For the record:|
Nashville and other TN cities gain roles in workforce, innovation initiatives
National and State workforce- and innovation-oriented initiatives link TN cities.
Published Monday, March 9, 2015 9:00 am
|13.||CEO: Angel Capital Group ready to strengthen Nashville ties, U.S. footprint|
Eric Dobson plans to recapitalize, scale-up the Angel network born in Music City
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014 10:49 am
|14.||National Advisory Council on Innovation-Entrepreneurship seeks members|
Michael Burcham's term as NACIE co-chair ends in October.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, April 19, 2016 2:45 pm
|15.||iCare EMR sells, so TN e-learning firm re-targets|
After a Dutch-owned firm snaps-up Knoxville startup's technology, the venture team is reloading
By Milt Capps Updated 6:03 p.m. / Published Monday, January 3, 2011 10:04 am
|16.||Wamp delivers: TN Valley event set in Midstate for 2009|
Rep. Gordon's 6th District was recently inducted into tech-jobs initiative, and now will host a key annual conference
Milt Capps LAST UPDATED Dec. 23 - 8:42 A.M. / Published Monday, December 22, 2008 7:37 am
|17.||Venture Notes - February 8, 2016|
[updated] Raises by SertintyONE, Lincor, MedPass and others updated here.
Milt Capps updated 3 May 2016 / Published Monday, February 8, 2016 5:15 pm
|18.||SMTEC accelerator's Marcum retires, LaunchTN Rural plans nears debut|
The state's accelerator-linked ecosystem continues to evolve, it seems.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, October 20, 2015 11:45 am
|19.||Entrepreneurs welcomed at Southeast Community Capital|
Your business is 'real', but you can't look 'friends and family' in the eyes, you've maxed-out your credit-cards or embezzlement's hit your books... Remember Clint Gwin.
Milt Capps / Published Saturday, September 6, 2008 4:09 pm
|20.||Venture Nashville Calendar of Coming Events|
Whether you're an entrepreneur, VC, techie or community leader for growth, you'll want to examine these offerings, closely
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, August 31, 2009 9:07 pm
|21.||Gov. Haslam's INCITE program stirs to life via 'Venture Incite' A-round|
There are some new faces among the 'usual suspects' applying at INCITE Fund
By Milt Capps updated May 26, 2012 / Published Monday, May 14, 2012 10:08 am
|22.||NewsBits, June 6, 2011|
East TN developments... Entrepreneur Center rebrands Future 50, Nashville 'on the edge' and news roundup.
By Milt Capps Updated June 6, 2011, 9:25 p.m. / Published Sunday, June 5, 2011 4:31 pm
|23.||NewsBits, Dec. 13: Böer, Ivy, TNInvestco and more|
Herewith, items of interest from around the state.
By Milt Capps Updated 7 p.m. Dec. 27, 2010 / Published Monday, December 13, 2010 8:28 am
|24.||Venture Notes - 24 February 2017|
A healthcare disrupter's latest move, Accelerators updates and much more.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, February 24, 2017 1:00 pm
|25.||TTDC grants $100K to Nashville Entrepreneur Center, names two board leaders|
Tech economic development group also funds entrepreneurs network and appoints vice chairperson as it heads into legislative fray
By Milt Capps Updated 3:44 a.m. Jan. 22, 2010 / Published Thursday, January 21, 2010 4:34 pm
|26.||Venture Notes - June 12, 2020|
New Angel fund, resource for family offices, OZ fund, Innova bets, Techstars eyes Knox, batch of raises, exec moves + more.
By Milt Capps / Published Friday, June 12, 2020 3:16 pm
|27.||Venture Notes - March 1, 2016|
VU event, Fintech startup, Randy Boyd on ECD priorities, INCITE and accelerator cos.
Milt Capps / Published Tuesday, March 1, 2016 11:15 am
|28.||In Burcham's mind, Entrepreneur Center is in Trolley Barn creating 'Wow!' companies to serve state and nation|
Educator, consultant and serial entrepreneur is determined to demonstrate EC value quickly, to win further support
By Milt Capps Updated 12:14 p.m. / Published Monday, January 3, 2011 10:05 am
|29.||Quick Take: New Seed fund may be on RightSide|
Nashville and Tennessee VCs sound-off on new seed-stage investment model, with concerns and some things they like
By Milt Capps Last updated 7:35 a.m. March 17, 2010 / Published Monday, March 1, 2010 10:50 am
|30.||TennSMART Consortium eyes bigger TN role in 'intelligent mobility' industry|
At least 3 new initiatives could advance the state's mobility R&D, innovation, entrepreneurship and recruitment efforts.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018 4:30 pm
|31.||Venture Notes - 23 September 2016|
More than a dozen nuggets from around the state.
Milt Capps / Published Friday, September 23, 2016 5:15 pm
|32.||VentureNotes, September 10, 2012|
Galen, VentureIncite, LaunchTN, Dobie Media, FamilyVenture Management and more
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, September 10, 2012 7:53 am
|33.||Techstars accelerator integrating 10 startups into Oak Ridge-Knoxville|
AI is a dominant theme among Industries of the Future Accelerator team members landing in Tennessee from other states and nations.
By Milt Capps / Published Monday, February 7, 2022 6:15 am
|34.||NewsBits, March 7, 2011|
VU porfolio co goes elsewhere, TNInvestco company, startup ecosystem spreads, PdCamp, ORNL, MyOutdoorTV and more
By Milt Capps updated 3:15 p.m. March 8, 2011 / Published Monday, March 7, 2011 8:04 am
|35.||NewsBits, March 21, 2011|
Legislators make an energy-tech 'grab', plus venture events and training and more statewide.
By Milt Capps Updated 8:57 p.m. April 1, 2011 / Published Monday, March 21, 2011 8:35 am
|36.||Memphis entrepreneurship plans surge, as Bioworks Foundation ends run|
UPdated - EDA's Build to Scale is assessing three 2021 entrepreneurship, commercialization proposals from Memphis.
By Milt Capps Updated 30 Sept. 2021 / Published Wednesday, July 7, 2021 3:00 pm
|37.||Venture Calendar 2015 - Updated|
Updated No matter where you are in Tennessee, you'll want to consider many of these.
Milt Capps updated Dec. 2, 2015 / Published Wednesday, December 2, 2015 6:00 am
|38.||Regional Roundup, Oct. 26, 2011|
With relatively little fanfare, one TNInvestco fund is rebranding and entrepreneurial activity heats-up statewide.
By Milt Capps / Published Wednesday, October 26, 2011 10:54 am
|39.||3 Winners! among TN challengers for 2019 EDA Regional Innovation grants|
$3MM+ will go to new capital formation, entrepreneurship, mentoring and related initiatives. 3 winners in the state. 6 teams submitted compelling ideas.
By Milt Capps updated July 23, 2019 / Published Tuesday, July 23, 2019 4:45 pm
|40.||TNInvestco 2.0 prospects uncertain, entrepreneurs|
and investors begin charting path forward
Since opinions are hard to monetize, leaders statewide seek new sources of momentum
Milt Capps addendum 8:18 a.m. Oct. 17, 2014 / Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014 2:03 pm